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Toshiba Encore 7 & Emdoor EM-i8080 are two budget friendly Windows 8.1 tablets

Earlier this year, we reported about Microsoft planning to launch Tablets for Rs.10,000.

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The company had announced in April, that they would not be charging OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) for Windows OS, on devices with devices less than 9.0”.

Microsoft have delivered their promise, and shown that they are capable of competing in the Tablet market by announcing two new budget friendly tablets. The first of the two is the 8.0” EM-i8080 from the Chinese manufacturer, Emdoor. This tablet has been priced at $100, which is about (Rs 6,500). Yes, you read that right.


Technical Specifications of the Emdoor EM-i8080:

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1
  • Display: 8-inches, with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB SSD, micro SD slot
  • Processor: Intel’s 1.33GHz – 1.8GHz Bay Trail SoC (Intel Atom Z3735G)
  • Connectivity: Micro USB and Mini HDMI
  • Misc: Stereo speakers,Camera
  • Battery: 18.5Wh
  • Weight: 355 gms

The second tablet is the Encore 7 from Toshiba. Microsoft's Corporate Vice President, Nick Parker, unveiled the device at Computex 2014. It was developed by Microsoft, Toshiba and Intel.

Toshiba Encore 7

Technical Specifications of the Toshiba Encore 7:

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1
  • Display: 7-inches, with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB SSD, micro SD slot
  • Processor:  1.3GHz Quad-core Intel Atom Z3735
  • Misc: Front-facing camera, 3.5mm headphone jack

The price of the Encore 7 is unknown at the moment, but it should be around $100-169 ( approx Rs. 10,000).

via: Microsoft-News, NDTV